Meaning of labá

labá

Hiligaynon

(Sp. lavar) To wash clothes; to beat, strike, slash, drub, lash, whack, wallop. Maglabá ka sang naúg. Wash the garment. Lábhi (labahí) sing maáyo ang ákon mga ulús. Wash my clothes well. Ilabá akó ánay sang ákon báyò, kay may kadtoán akó. Kindly wash my jacket for me, for I have to go out. Ari na dirí ang linábhan mo. Your wash or laundry is here. May lalábhan ikáw? Have you any clothes to be washed? Ginlabahán akó níya sang íya bastón sa likód. He struck me on the back with his stick. Labahí ang kabáyo sang látigo. Lash the horse with the whip. (see búnak, búnal, bálbal, bákol, etc.).



lábà

Hiligaynon

(H) To be, make or become long, to lengthen. Sugponí ang kalát, agúd maglábà. Tie another piece to the rope to lengthen it (lit. that it may become long). Labáa ang kalát. Lengthen the rope. Labáa ang pagútud sang biníklan. Cut off a long piece of the split bamboo. Nalabáan akó siníng delárgo. These trousers are too long for me. (see lábug).